Tag Archives: global warming

Carbon capture: transforming greenhouse gas into rock

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Australian rodent first mammalian victim of climate change

Tucked away on a small island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, the rat-like animal would have stared up at you with dark, beady eyes from the safety of some scattered shrubs.  No more than 15 centimeters long, the rodent would have … Continue reading

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Surfing the polar front: how black carbon reaches the Arctic

Black carbon aerosol is carbon dioxide’s darker accomplice.  Not as well known as the atmospheric molecule that has defined our global climate crisis, black carbon still plays a role in amplifying warming trends, particularly in the Arctic.  But how did it … Continue reading

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The great Amazon experiment, or, how beer-makers can help understand the rainforest and climate change

If you happen to brew beer in Brazil, consider selling a tank or two of carbon dioxide (CO2) to researchers building tall towers in the Amazon rainforest.  Your business could help the scientific community understand the fate of the forest … Continue reading

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A very beautiful and unusual animal in danger

“We are tied to the ocean.  And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” — John F. Kennedy Coral reefs across the world … Continue reading

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Science teachers could be obstacle to climate change education

This post originally appeared on the Eyes on Environment blog as part of Nature’s Scitable Network.  The Scitable Network hosts a variety of blogs discussing the latest scientific topics in disciplines ranging from chemistry to psychology. ———- Regardless of new policies … Continue reading

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Understanding climate change skeptics

This post originally appeared on the Eyes on Environment blog as part of Nature’s Scitable Network.  The Scitable Network hosts a variety of blogs discussing the latest scientific topics in disciplines ranging from chemistry to psychology. —– As a physicist, … Continue reading

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